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Christkindmarket Chicago

During a recent visit to Chicago, I stopped by the Christkindmarket, a traditional German Christmas market.  It features authentic German food, drinks and items, including many imported straight from Germany.  I visited on a Sunday in early December, and while it was packed, I could easily walk around, and enjoyed looking at so many German-made… Continue reading Christkindmarket Chicago

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Last-Minute Holiday Colored Sugar Cookies

The holidays are here and you need a quick cookie to make for a last-minute party or unexpected house-guests. Don’t sweat it! These super fast cookies are semi-homemade and will look delightful on the table with some hot chocolate, Irish coffee or other warm beverage of your choice. What I used:  1 package Betty Crocker… Continue reading Last-Minute Holiday Colored Sugar Cookies

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Gluten-Free Christmas Desserts Everyone Enjoyed

The days leading up to Christmas are so hectic that I usually end up making cookies the week after Christmas than before. But, this year, since I was trying to eat gluten-free, I knew I should make one or two things I knew I could eat for dessert so I wasn’t tempted by the other… Continue reading Gluten-Free Christmas Desserts Everyone Enjoyed